At the risk of stereotyping all men with long white beards as repositories of Gandalf the Grey-esque wisdom, a profound gentleman on a São Paulo park bench has delivered the most comforting 13 words we’ve heard all week, nay, all year.
“Just let time go by and try not to think about very much,” the Brazillian man told Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton.
“I’ve got it all figured out. Just let time go by and try not to think about very much.”(São Paulo, Brazil)
Stanton’s photo blog now has more than 18 million followers on Facebook alone and has portraits of interesting people from nearly 20 different countries, including Iran, Iraq, and Pakistan.